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Shaping Opinion

Tim O'Brien

People, events and things that shape the way we think.

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This is a Special Edition of the Shaping Opinion Podcast called “1979: City of Champions.” In this extended episode (90 minutes), we take you to when Pittsburgh became the “City of Champions,” and how its impact went well beyond the field, or just ba... more

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Former CNN lead news anchor Aaron Brown joins Tim to tell his story from September 11, 2001, where he brought the event to 1.4 billion viewers around the world, live as it happened. It was Aaron Brown on that day, standing on a rooftop in New York Ci... more

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Author and professor Eric Heinze joins Tim to talk about freedom of speech and expression at the most fundamental level. He recently wrote a book on free speech, but it’s not exactly what you might expect. He explores free speech in a larger more fun... more

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 96 ratings
  • Excellent, Researched and Well Produced

    The intention and preparation Tim puts into this program shines through. His guests are experts in their fields, are excited to speak with him, and he guides the conversations skillfully.

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    United States2 years ago
  • Very good

    Detailed, professional, fun and informative of a wide variety of topics. more

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    United States3 years ago
  • Love the podcast!

    Always interesting... and fun! Thx! John from YaJagoff Podcast!

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    Ya Jagoff
    United States4 years ago
  • O’Brien! It’s a no-brainer. Excellent.

    Incredible podcast with intelligent and accessible content, brilliantly constructed questions and very interesting guests. Very impressive. Do not hesitate to download! more

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    United Kingdom5 years ago
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    Tim is one of those host that I just want to keep listening to! more

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